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Horseback Riding Lessons

All lessons are held at Stockton’s Plum Creek Stables, located at 7479 W. Titan Road.

Equipment and Clothing

Helmets are mandatory. Stockton’s provides ASTM/SEI approved riding helmets in all sizes. Wear jeans (pants), closed-toed shoes or boots to protect feet from hooves. Bring a water bottle, weather-appropriate jacket, sunscreen and bug spray.

Liability and Emergency Release Forms

Stockton’s requires a parent/guardian to complete a liability release and emergency contact form. Please arrive 15 minutes early on the first day to complete these forms.

Kiddie Corral I
Kiddie Corral II
Beginning Horsemanship
Intermediate Horsemanship
Saturday Intro to Horses


Kiddie Corral I

 

Ages 5 – 7

Learn about horse behavior, grooming, feeding and balanced-centered riding. The focus of this class is on safety while building confidence. All classes meet daily.Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $99
Nonresident: $109
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, March 4 – Thursday, March 7 5 – 6 p.m. 407301-A
Monday, March 11 – Thursday, March 14 5 – 6 p.m. 407301-B
Monday, March 18 – Thursday, March 21 1 – 2 p.m. 407301-C
Monday, March 25 – Thursday, March 28 1 – 2 p.m. 407301-D
Monday, May 6 – Thursday, May 9 5 – 6 p.m. 107301-A
Monday, May 13 – Thursday, May 16 5 – 6 p.m. 107301-B
Monday, May 20 – Thursday, May 23 5 – 6 p.m. 107301-C
Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, May 31 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 107301-D
Monday, June 3 – Thursday, June 6 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. 107301-E
Monday, June 10 – Thursday, June 13 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. 107301-F
Monday, June 24 – Thursday, June 27 9 – 10 a.m. 107301-G
Monday, July 8 – Thursday, July 11 9 – 10 a.m. 107301-H
Monday, July 22 – Thursday, July 25 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 107301-I

 


Kiddie Corral II

Ages 5 – 7

This class builds on safety and skills from Kiddie Corral I. Students will learn about grooming with a partner, using a saddle and riding with reins. The class ends with a fun horse show on the last day. Classes meet daily Monday through Thursday (*Except for the week of July 4).Register Online Now

*Students must have completed Kiddle Corral I to participate in this class.

Fee Resident: $99
Nonresident: $109
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, June 17 – Thursday, June 20 9 – 10 a.m. 107302-A
Monday, July 1, 2, 3, 5 10 – 11 a.m. 107302-B
Monday, July 15 – Thursday, July 18 9 – 10 a.m. 107302-C
Monday, Aug. 5 – Thursday, Aug. 8 1 – 2 p.m. 107302-D


 

Beginning Horsemanship

Ages 8 – 15

This hands-on class is an introduction to western horsemanship for beginners, emphasizing horse/rider communication, grooming and handling skills. Classes meet Monday through Friday (except the week of Memorial Day and July 4).Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $195
Nonresident: $210
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, March 18 – Friday, March 22 10 a.m. – noon 407303-A
Monday, March 25 – Friday, March 29 10 a.m. – noon 407303-B
Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, May 31 noon – 2:30 p.m. 107303-A
Monday, June 3 – Friday, June 7 9 – 11 a.m. 107303-B
Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14 1 – 3 p.m. 107303-C
Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 107303-D
July 1, 2, 3, 5 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. 107303-E
Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26 9 – 11 a.m. 107303-F


 

Intermediate Horsemanship

Ages 8-15

A more intensive western horsemanship class, focused on improving students’ ability to catch, groom, saddle and bridle, in addition to building confidence while jogging on horseback. Wraps up with a trail ride on the last day. All classes meet daily Monday through Friday.Register Online Now

*Students must have completed Beginning Horsemanship to participate in this class.

Fee Resident: $195
Nonresident: $210
Dates Time Activity #
Monday, June 3 – Friday, June 7 1 – 3 p.m. 107304-A
Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14 9 – 11 a.m. 107304-B
Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 107304-C
Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 107304-D
Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 107304-E
Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26 1 – 3 p.m. 107304-F
Monday, Aug. 5 – Friday, Aug. 9  9 – 11 a.m. 107304-G


Saturday Intro to Horses

Ages 8 – Adult

This is a great introductory class for those new to the horse world. Each day, students will get a demonstration of grooming, saddling, bridling, and finish the day with a riding lesson.Register Online Now

Fee Resident: $130
Nonresident: $140
Dates Time Activity #
Saturdays Feb. 2, 9, 16 10 – 11 a.m. 407306-A
Saturdays March 2, 9, 16 10 – 11 a.m. 407306-B
Saturdays Sept. 7, 14, 21 10 – 11 a.m. 207306-A

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